Gold veins near Great Falls, Maryland

Online link https://mrdata.usgs.gov/b1286/
Description Mining features digitized from Plate 2 of this report. Includes locations of adits, shafts, prospect pits, and trenches.Gold discovered in this area in 1861 was worked sporadically until 1960.
Originators Reed, John C. Jr. and Reed, John C.
Publication U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1286

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WMS Point and polygon mining features digitized from plate 2 of USGS Bulletin 1286. https://mrdata.usgs.gov/services/b1286
WFS Point and polygon mining features digitized from plate 2 of USGS Bulletin 1286. https://mrdata.usgs.gov/services/wfs/b1286

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Shapefile Point and polygon mining features: adits, shafts, prospect pits, and trenches. https://mrdata.usgs.gov/b1286/b1286.zip
GeoTiff Scanned and geographically registered copy of Plate 2 from the report. https://mrdata.usgs.gov/b1286/b1286-plate2.zip